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Molly Sheridan

New York, NY      

Molly Sheridan is a writer, editor, and producer specializing in classical and experimental music, with a focus on multimedia content designed for the web. A winner of ASCAP’s Deems Taylor Award for music journalism, she is the director of content for New Music USA and co-editor of its magazine NewMusicBox.

She hosted Carnegie Hall’s Sound Insights podcast series and her writing has appeared in publications such as TimeOut, The Washington Post, Serious Eats, and on her ArtsJournal blog Mind the Gap. Prior to joining the media staff, Sheridan worked for the American Symphony Orchestra League, where she was associate editor of Symphony magazine and the League’s webmaster. She attended the Honors Tutorial College at Ohio University, earning a bachelor’s in journalism with a specialization in violin performance and French in 1999.

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Headlines June 20 2018 | By Molly Sheridan
Exclusive Trailer: Milford Graves Documentary “Full Mantis”

Jake Meginsky’s "Full Mantis," the first-ever feature film about Milford Graves, is set to open nationally this July, and to celebrate the filmmaker has shared this exclusive new trailer with...

Headlines April 18 2018 | By Molly Sheridan
INDEXED: What we’re reading when we read about Lamar’s Pulitzer Win

Ever since Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy announced Kendrick Lamar's win in the music category on Monday, news outlets and social media have been alight with hot takes and existential...

Headlines April 16 2018 | By Molly Sheridan
Kendrick Lamar Awarded 2018 Pulitzer Prize for DAMN.

Congratulations to Kendrick Lamar, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album DAMN.

Articles March 20 2018 | By Molly Sheridan
Big Ears Festival Preview: Behind the Scenes with Ashley Capps

Ashley Capps—the driving force behind the Big Ears Festival—took a few moments to chat with us about anti-algorithms, festival strategy, and how you market an event that offers its audience...

Headlines March 16 2017 | By Molly Sheridan
Trump Budget Proposal Eliminates NEA

President Trump’s proposed budget includes the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. Arts groups are urging their constituents to contact their representatives.

Listen March 16 2017 | By Molly Sheridan
Inspect the Unexpected: 10 Years of Counterstream Radio

Happy Birthday, Counterstream Radio! Today we're celebrating 10 years of broadcasting to listeners around the globe.

Articles March 8 2017 | By Molly Sheridan
Who are you championing today?

We’ve profiled the work of many female creators on NewMusicBox. In celebration of #InternationalWomensDay, here are just a few examples for your back pocket the next time you meet someone...

Headlines February 6 2017 | By Molly Sheridan
Third New Music Gathering Announces May Line-Up

Percussionist Steven Schick, the International Contemporary Ensemble, New Music Detroit, and Michigan’s Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble have been announced as the headlining performers for the third annual...

Conversations January 1 2017 | By Molly Sheridan
Joshua Fried: Let’s Dance

Joshua Fried begins each of his RADIO WONDERLAND shows with a spin of a boombox radio dial, snippets of caught commercials and DJ chatter popping out of the static and...